Merchant Mariner

Licensing Authority

Coast Guard Regional Exam Center
800 E. Dimond Boulevard, Suite 3-227
Anchorage, AK, 99515
phone: 907.271.6736
fax: 907.271.6742

U.S. Coast Guard
REC Juneau
9105 Mendenhall Mall Rd. Suite 170
Juneau, AK 99801
phone: 907.463.2458
fax: 907.463.2482

U.S. Coast Guard
REC Anchorage
222 W. 7th Ave., Box 55, Rm 156
Anchorage, AK 99513
phone: 907.271.6736
fax: 907.271.6742

U.S. Coast Guard
MSD Ketchikan (REC)
1621 Tongass Ave. Suite 202
Ketchikan, AK 99901
phone: 907.225.4496 EXT #3
fax: 907.225.4499


User fees vary for each certificate of registry, marine license, or merchant mariner's document. Payment for fees is available via the internet at


All application forms and requirements are now located at Merchant Mariner Licensing and Documentation. All transactions require an appointment. Appointments can be made at the website

Last updated April 2015.